Jordan S. Carroll is a postdoctoral scholar and Associate Director of the University of California, Davis ModLab, a digital humanities collaboratory. Jordan’s research focuses on American literature and culture after 1900. His book project, “Publishing the Unpublishable: Obscenity and Editorship in U.S. Literary Culture,” examines literary value and the figure of the editor in censorship trials after 1950. He is currently working on a second project which uses queer theories of temporality to analyze geek culture, from science fiction to video games. He received his Ph.D. in English literature from UC Davis and his M.A. in English and American Literature from Miami University of Ohio.